08/31/2010 11:41 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

New Orleans Wetlands Restoration Could Be Completed With Sewage

What Hurricane Katrina and many other hurricanes have told us is that wetlands are on the coastlines for a reason -- they act as a vital buffer protecting land from storms coming in from offshore. [...] New Orleans recognizes that it needs to build up that buffer once again, and researchers think partially treated sewage will do the trick.

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